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194 Bermondsey Street, London SE1 3TQ, England
+44 20 7378 9455
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“tapas” (50 reviews)
“beef cheeks” (20 reviews)
“jamon iberico” (11 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
194 Bermondsey Street, London SE1 3TQ, England
Neighbourhood: Southwark
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely time here on a recent visit for Saturday lunch. All the staff are very friendly and helpful and the restaurant interior is very Spanish - dark wood and tiles on the walls. The menu isn't so long that you think things...More

Thank William N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came for a family/friends meal for my sisters 18th birthday meal. Had a perfect meal. 9/10 - perfect

Thank Corey F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stuck with tapas. All good quality but the octopus is outstanding. Good atmosphere, excellent service and a good wine list.

Thank Jon63
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been looking forward to eating here for some time, and were not disappointed. The food was excellent, and the staff very attentive and friendly. It's really nice to see the open kitchen as well. Looking forward to our next visit.

Thank keithamara
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely place Food are well cooked and prepared Nothing to say The restaurant should be noisy but we had a table in the back, it was quiet. I recommend

Thank christophe J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Shared starter of a few tapas were near perfection small savoury bites full of flavour. The main course was a rib of beef that melted in the mouth and the sweet puddings completed the experience. The only negative point since my last visit is that...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was very excited about eating at Pizarro after hearing great things. Unfortunately, it did not live up to my expectations. The only great dish I had was the octopus, the rest were just okay (the croquetas, the pork fillet, the mackerel, the chorizo) and...More

Thank Izzysaunders
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I imagine you could enjoy a really exquisite dining experience at this restaurant, reading previous reviews the potential is certainly there. My own experience however fell short of that. The ambiance is excellent, a really friendly buzz of people enjoying themselves, the open kitchen adding...More

Thank GJgetaway
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Lovely meal, good service and delightful wine. Expensive, but worth it...which not all expensive restaurants can boast. Definitely worth a visit for a special occasion. Would recommend.

Thank ebrable
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I hadn't been for a couple of months so the start of my birthday weekend, meant all the weekend activity, was mine to choose! Pizarro is the best place for great food, we didn't have a main but instead had 6 starters and a carafe...More

Thank Howard S
Even before the arrival of the instantly iconic Shard,
the riverside scene in Southwark had moved well beyond
any up-and-coming phase of development. For quite some
time, locals and out-of-towners alike have loved
browsing the boutiques of Bermondsey High Street,
foraging through the bounteous stalls at centuries old
foodie haven Borough Market, and flocking to the banks
of the Thames to enjoy some of Britain's biggest
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:45
12:00 - 22:45
12:00 - 22:45
12:00 - 22:45
12:00 - 22:45
12:00 - 22:45
12:00 - 22:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 194 Bermondsey Street, London SE1 3TQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Southwark
  • Neighbourhood: Southwark
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7378 9455
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The full-sized restaurant is one block away from my sherry and tapas bar, José, on Bermondsey Street. At the front there is a bar, offering a great selection of sherries and Spanish wines, with a spotlight on cavas, Spanish style gin tónicas and Spanish vermút. Here, at the window seats overlooking the lovely church of St Mary Magdalen or at the long communal table or at the bar itself, you can have a drink and graze on snacks, cheese, cold cuts and special tapas all day long. At the rear is more formal restaurant seating - tables for 2 and 4, banquettes for 4-5, a large communal table for 8-10 people and a private dining room for 8-10 people. The restaurant is open for lunch and dinner in the evening all day from Monday until Sunday. When the restaurant area is open, the restaurant food menu is available in both the restaurant and the bar. We offer a selection of small and more substantial dishes that can be served as starters and mains or as tapas for sharing. As usual, I want to bring you delicious food with bright new flavours - the season's best on a plate. We take reservations for lunch and dinner in the restaurant and private dining tables, but hold the bar seating back for walk-ins.